We’d Love to Mow the Lawn with All of the TV Dads

Today, we’ll take all of your dad jokes.

In honor of Father’s Day, we’ve compiled a list of the best TV dads of all time—the ones who make us laugh, cry, and manage to host Wake Up, San Francisco while still getting home to feed Comet. Bob Saget, we miss you!

Our favorite TV dads may not always be ideal, but they always teach a lesson along the way, from Howard Cunningham’s tough love to Michael Bluth’s ridiculousness in Arrested Development.

At the end of the day, all we want is for our on-screen father figures to be proud of us—even if we don’t know them personally.

“Pay attention to what I’m saying. As I have stated, you must try to be better than everyone else, “Eric Taylor of Friday Night Lights once said.”

“I never said you had to be better than the rest of the class.” But you have to give it a shot. That is what character is all about. It’s in the trying that you’ll find it. “

can’t lose with clear eyes and full hearts.

Animated dads aren’t left out of our celebration, either! For the big day, we hope Bart, Lisa, and Maggie got Homer Simpson a dozen handmade donuts. Or, at the very least, a Lard Lad pink sprinkled one.

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